On Saturday, July 23rd, Skybound Entertainment co-founders, comic creator/company chairman Robert Kirkman and CEO David Alpert, will appear in room 6DE at 4:15 to discuss what it means to run a multi-platform entertainment company. The pair will explore projects such as The Walking Dead television franchise, their newest series Outcast, and what’s in store for the company’s bustling comics, film, gaming, and interactive divisions. Dan Murray, Skybound Interactive President, and Rachel Skidmore, Skybound’s Director of Media Development, will also join the panel. Special guest writer Max Landis will also join the panel to discuss his new Skybound comic series Green Valley. Yvette Nicole Brown of Community will moderate.
Kirkman will also appear in the same room on Thursday, July 21st at 4:30 to discuss The Walking Dead comic book and what’s to come for the series as it approaches its 160th issue alongside longtime artist Charlie Adlard and Skybound Entertainment Editorial Director Sean Mackiewicz. Panel will be moderated by Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Jason Mantzoukas.
Finally, on Sunday, July 24th, Skybound Comics editor Jon Moisan will be joined by Skybound creators and artists including Horizon‘s Juan Gedeon and Brandon Thomas, The Walking Dead‘s Charlie Adlard and Manifest Destiny‘s Chris Dingess in room 7AB at noon to talk about their work and the comics industry as a whole.